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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

Coppell residents gather in the Coppell Arts Center lobby before the Front & Center speaker series with NFL defensive lineman Solomon Thomas and his father Chris Thomas on Sunday night. Solomon is a 2014 Coppell High School graduate, who is currently with the New York Jets, along with working with the Defensive Line Foundation to raise awareness for mental health for young people of color.

“Vulnerability is true strength”

Trisha Atluri, Executive Entertainment Editor April 4, 2022

Since graduating from Coppell High School in 2014, Solomon Thomas has made an undeniable name for himself.  Drafted No. 3 overall in 2017 by the San Francisco 49ers and signing with the New York Jets...

Megan Rapinoe, Simone Biles and Serena Williams are all examples of famous female athletes who have helped create a presence of women in sports. The Sidekick staff writer Nanette Pottoore thinks women-centric sports receive less attention than men-centric sports and investigates the reasoning behind the fact.

How a positive mindset can empower female athletes

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer March 24, 2020

During winter break, my brother and I attended a sports tournament my local church held every two years. I played volleyball, while my brother played basketball. It was a tournament where high schoolers...

For years, women around the world have advocated as well as fought against the mistreatment and abuse inflicted upon them by men. Recently Hollywood has also joined the movement, as seen with Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes Awards acceptance speech, to fight against the horrendous acts committed against females of this era.

Fighting for justice

Anika Arutla, staff writer January 27, 2018

"For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men," world acclaimed talk show host Oprah Winfrey said at the 75th Golden Globes Awards on Jan....

LGBT+ community should find more strength in coexistence

LGBT+ community should find more strength in coexistence

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer December 2, 2016
In the end, we all have a common goal which brings us together: equality.
What gets in my Hair: racism still a problem at CHS, beyond

What gets in my Hair: racism still a problem at CHS, beyond

September 21, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Sometimes, just three words can permanently change your outlook. Even three words read on a tiny cell phone screen during a monotonous bus ride. It was a particularly...

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